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Unformatted text preview: of consciousness - such as beliefs. The indirect realist's account is, accordingly, incomplete, and needs to be supplemented by a defense of the claim that one can have noninferential knowledge of, or noninferentially justified beliefs about, one's own present beliefs. One way in which one might try to deal with this latter issue was briefly set out above. (4) As was argued in the last section, there appear to be a number of ways in which direct realism is exposed to difficulties that do not apply to the indirect realist's account of the justification of beliefs about the past....
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